A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Laud Misc. 147

Summary Catalogue no.: 1322


Language(s): Latin

Jerome, Commentary on the Minor Prophets
(fol. 1v)


(Stegmüller 3365)
(fol. 45v)


(Stegmüller 3367)
(fol. 79v)


(Stegmüller 3368)
(fol. 108)


(Stegmüller 3362)
(fol. 120)


(Stegmüller 3363)
(fol. 137)


(Stegmüller 3366)
2. (fol. 160)
Jerome, Commentary on Daniel (Stegmüller 3358)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 208 folios
Dimensions (leaf): 350 × 248 mm.
Dimensions (written): 260 × 168 mm.


Good initials. (P&A i. 56, pl. V)

Floriate initials in red penwork on yellow ground.


Origin: 12th century, first half or middle ; German, West

Provenance and Acquisition

Eberbach, Cistercian abbey: ex libris.

Probably identifiable as b 5 in the Eberbach library catalogue of 1502.

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1638.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

Record Sources

Description adapted (May 2019) from the following sources:
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), p. 287 [physical description, date, provenance]
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, I (1966), no. 56 [origin]
H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885 [contents, acquisition]

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)